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 By Roger S Lucas    News    December 7, 2016 

People meet for a "community watch" start

In a spirit of concern and cooperation, Coulee Dam had its first “Community Watch” meeting last Tuesday night. About 45 people turned out at the old stone church in Coulee Dam, to discuss the rash of burglaries and car prowls that have occurred...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    December 7, 2016 

No bidders for Center School building

The proposed sale of Center School failed to receive any bids, school officials stated Monday. That makes twice that the school district has requested bidders to buy the Center School and property. Both times no one offered bids. Deadline for the cur...

 
 News    December 7, 2016 

Newsbriefs

Library festivities planned Children should get ready for a fun night at Grand Coulee Library. There will be a special holiday lighting, gifts, refreshments and a lot of fun for everyone, Thursday, Dec. 15, beginning at 6:30 p.m. Librarian Lisa...

 
 By Jack Burchard    Opinion    December 7, 2016 

Dam would be costly boondoggle for Okanogan County

At this time of politics gone wild, let’s turn our attention to a significant local issue that we actually have the power to control: Enloe Dam. I’m amazed how the desire to “have our own dam” has become more important than the simple facts....

 
 Obituaries    December 7, 2016 

Virginia "Ginny" D. Canterbury (Ferguson)

Virginia "Ginny" D. Canterbury (Ferguson) born March 14, 1938, of Wilbur, Washington, passed away peacefully Dec. 2, 2016, in Spokane, Washington. She was a beloved mother, grandmother and...

 
 Community    December 7, 2016 

Meetings and Notices

Chamber to Meet The Grand Coulee Dam Area Chamber of Commerce will meet at noon, this Thursday, Dec. 8, at Siam Palace. Jaci Gross will be talking about her hike of the Camino de Santiago. American Legion to Meet The American Legion Post 157 will be...

 
 Legals    December 7, 2016 

Legals for December 7, 2016

Public Notice Town of Coulee Dam ORDINANCES ADOPTED BY THE TOWN OF COULEE DAM Ordinance 742 – An Ordinance of the Town of Coulee Dam, Washington, fixing the amounts to be raised by Ad Valorem Taxes for the Year 2017. Ordinance 743 – An ordinance...

 
 Opinion    December 7, 2016 

Seventy-six years ago

The start of excavation for the removal of over-burden from the west tailrace slide area at Grand Coulee Dam. - Dec. 9, 1940...

 
 Community    December 7, 2016 

Coulee Cops

Grand Coulee Police 11/27 - A man saw someone crouched near his girlfriend’s car at a Main Street apartment and yelled at him. His girlfriend came to the door and heard a “hissing” sound and saw the man letting the air out of her tire. She...

 
 News    December 7, 2016 

Minor damage

A fire late Monday morning at 415 North Columbia in Coulee Dam damaged the rear area of a garage at the home of Tim Wilging. The fire brought trucks from Electric City, Grand Coulee and the Bureau of...

 
 By Jacob Wagner    News    November 30, 2016

New pharmacy projected for 2017

Grand Coulee Dam area residents may soon have a second option for where they pick up their prescription drugs. Coulee Medical Center expects to have a new retail pharmacy up and running by early 2017, according to Jonathan Owens, chief executive...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    November 30, 2016

Adding bus possible, but drivers still needed

The Grand Coulee Dam School District will have enough money in its transportation fund to order another new bus next year, according to the financial report school board members heard Monday night. Already the district has two new 35-passenger buses...

 
 Community    November 30, 2016

Meetings and Notices

No Chamber This Week The Grand Coulee Dam Area Chamber of Commerce will not meet this Thursday due to the upcoming Vintners and Brewers event Saturday night. Meetings will resume at noon Thursday, Dec. 8. American Legion to Meet The American Legion...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    Community    November 30, 2016

Pioneer calendar now for sale

The 2017 Coulee Pioneer Museum calendar will feature pictures of the Third Powerhouse at Grand Coulee Dam, Birdie Hensley said this week. The calendar is dedicated to the men and women who worked on the project, the 50th anniversary date of which is...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    November 30, 2016

Bids due on old school

Bids on the sale of Center School, and property surrounding it, are due this Thursday. Grand Coulee Dam School District Superintendent Paul Turner said that his understanding was that three parties might be bidding on the old school. But he reminded...

 
 Community    November 30, 2016

Coulee Cops

Grand Coulee Police 11/19 - A Nespelem woman will likely receive a citation from the court for having expired tabs and no insurance. She was stopped when an officer noticed the tab expiration, and she was given a few days to supply the police departm...

 
 News    November 30, 2016

Ski Club meeting next Wednesday

The Grand Coulee Dam Area Ski Club will be having an informational meeting on December 7th. We will be meeting at Nespelem School at 5:15 and then at Lake Roosevelt High school at 7:30. Loup Loup representatives will be here to issue season passes...

 
 By Scott Hunter    News    November 23, 2016

Group meets on sidewalk problem in Coulee Dam

A group of some 22 Coulee Dam citizens met in Electric City Monday night, intent on allying in an effort to impress their town council to fix the sidewalks. The issue of fixing sidewalks has been gaining attention since Fred Netzel, who called the...

 
 News    November 23, 2016

Newsbriefs

A light for security Jerry Sands and Paulette Webley requested that a street light be placed on a pole in the alley near the Grand Coulee Veterinary Clinic. Sands’ letter noted that several of his storage units had been broken into, and Webley had...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    November 23, 2016

Ambulance calls may hit 400 this year

Grand Coulee Volunteer Fire Chief Richard Paris advised the council last week that ambulance calls will likely hit 400 for the year. He said that as of Nov. 15 the department had answered 347 calls, about normal. Paris also reported that during the...

 
 Opinion    November 23, 2016

Seventy-six years ago

Winter's icy grip on a spillway bridge pier at Grand Coulee Dam. -Nov. 12, 1940 photo...

 
 Community    November 23, 2016

Meetings and Notices

No Chamber for the Next Two Weeks The Grand Coulee Dam Area Chamber of Commerce will not meet this Thursday due to the Thanksgiving Day holiday or Thursday, December 1, as organizers will be busy preparing for the Vintners and Brewers Tasting and...

 
 Community    November 23, 2016

Trees of Sharing now out for helping kids

The Trees of Sharing collection sites are ready now to help people like you help kids this Christmas. Located at North Cascades Bank, Safeway Pharmacy, Harvest Foods, and Coulee Dam Credit Union, the...

 
 Legals    November 23, 2016

Legals for November 23, 2016

IN THE TRIBAL COURT OF THE CONFEDERATED TRIBES OF THE COLVILLE RESERVATION Colville Tribal Credit Corporation, ) Case No.: CV-CD-2016-39092 lending institution wholly-owned by ) the Confederated Tribes of the Colville ) Indian Reservation ) ) CHIEF...

 
 Community    November 23, 2016

Coulee Cops

Grand Coulee Police 11/14 - A Nespelem woman reported she had just noticed that someone had entered her vehicle and taken several hundred dollars of items, including a tablet. - The owner of a storage business at East Grand Coulee Avenue reported...

 

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